News Headlines : Illegal Wildlife Crime

WHY WE NEED A TRULY INTERNATIONAL APPROACH TO TACKLING ILLEGAL WILDLIFE TRADE


The illegal wildlife trade is now the fourth most lucrative transnational crime after drugs, arms and human trafficking... READ MORE

4th January, 2015 1363

KENYAN PRESIDENT BURNS 15 TONNES OF ILLEGAL IVORY


Twenty-five years since ivory trade was banned, new demand from emerging markets threatens Africa's elephants and rhinos, Kenyatta said at the event... READ MORE

4th March, 2015 76

AFRICAN 'BLOOD IVORY' DESTROYED IN NEW YORK TO SIGNAL CRACKDOWN ON ILLEGAL TRADE


Kelly Aylward, director of the Washington office of the Wildlife Conservation Society, countered that such events demonstrate the ivory has no monetary value... READ MORE

19th June, 2015 691

Recent News Headlines : Illegal Wildlife Crime

HONG KONG SEIZES RECORD 40KG OF RHINO HORN AT AIRPORT


However, conservation groups say wildlife crime is treated less seriously, with few prosecutions... READ MORE

15th February, 2019 2249

WILDLIFE CRIME MAKES US ALL POORER', SAYS THERESA MAY


Poaching is an economic crime against ordinary people and their future... READ MORE

11th October, 2018 1379

MEET AN IVORY TRAFFICKER'S 'WORST NIGHTMARE'


It will allow dogs to sniff out ivory, rhino horn and other illegal wildlife products hidden in large shipping containers, using a tiny sample of air... READ MORE

26th August, 2018 0

'LOOTING' SPREE THREATENS WILDLIFE AND FORESTS ACROSS EASTERN EUROPE


Ukraine emerged from the UN report as the Carpathian region's worst performer for forest conservation... READ MORE

22nd November, 2017 576

CHINA TARGETS CRIME RELATED TO INTERNET FINANCE


Chinese courts have turned their attention towards Internet finance crime to safeguard the healthy development of the sector... READ MORE

10th August, 2017 0

5 DANGEROUS DRUGS IN THE WORLD AND THEIR HEALTH IMPLICATIONS


However, illegal drug trade has become one of the most lucrative businesses around the world... READ MORE

16th July, 2017 6

EXCLUSIVE: TRUMP TARGETS ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS WHO WERE GIVEN REPRIEVES FROM DEPORTATION BY OBAMA


While cases were reopened during the Obama administration as well, it was generally only if an immigrant had committed a serious crime, immigration attorneys say... READ MORE

10th June, 2017 8379

US SETS PLAN FOR SWEEPING CRACKDOWN ON NEARLY ALL ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS


He also ordered the hiring of another 5,000 officers for the Customs and Border Protection agency and 10,000 for the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency... READ MORE

21st February, 2017 10

5-YR UKRAINE BAN PROPOSED FOR LE PEN AFTER HER 'NO ILLEGAL ANNEXATION' COMMENT ON CRIMEA


5-yr Ukraine ban proposed for Le Pen after her 'no illegal annexation' comment on Crimea -- RT News... READ MORE

4th January, 2017 105

VIETNAM, NEIGHBORS TOLD TO CLOSE ILLEGAL WILDLIFE MARKETS


He urged Vietnam to launch a concerted campaign against wildlife crime, saying Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand should follow suit... READ MORE

17th November, 2016 321

EXCLUSIVE: VIETNAM'S 'DOUBLE STANDARDS' IN IVORY TRADE


In one year, body parts from about 900 elephants, 600 rhino, more than 200 tigers, and other endangered species all ended up in Nhi Khe... READ MORE

14th November, 2016 654

US FUNDING NEW SOLDIERS IN WILDLIFE TRAFFICKING WAR


The US government will fund the training of a team of giant rats to combat illegal wildlife trafficking in Africa... READ MORE

26th October, 2016 4139

DON'T LIKE POT BEING SOLD AT ILLEGAL SHOPS? DON'T CALL POLICE JUST TO VENT YOUR VIEWS


But if you have legitimate concerns about an illegal marijuana dispensary that's opened in your neighbourhood, by all means, Ottawa's finest want to hear from you... READ MORE

21st October, 2016 450

REVEALED: THE CRIMINALS MAKING MILLIONS FROM ILLEGAL WILDLIFE TRAFFICKING


Many iconic animals are heading toward extinction only 30,000 rhinos are alive today, 5 percent of the number four decades ago... READ MORE

26th September, 2016 11552

TRUMP VOWS NEVER TO RECOGNISE ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS IN HARDLINE SPEECH


Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has declared he would offer no amnesty to anyone who is in the United States illegally... READ MORE

1st September, 2016 0

AFTER SUBDUED TRIP TO MEXICO, DONALD TRUMP RETURNS TO US, ROARS ABOUT DEPORTING IMMIGRANTS


Donald Trump, who has made maligning illegal immigrants from Mexico a cornerstone of his presidential campaign, met with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on Wednesday... READ MORE

1st September, 2016 0

MUNICH SHOOTING: GUNMAN PLANNED ATTACK 'FOR YEAR'


The Bavarian State Crime Office said he had bought the illegal pistol used in the attack on the internet... READ MORE

24th July, 2016 268

DUTERTE, 'THE PUNISHER,' SWORN IN AS PHILIPPINES' PRESIDENT


Rodrigo Duterte, a former provincial city mayor known for his brash man-of-the-people style, vowed a relentless and sustained fight against corruption, criminality and illegal drugs... READ MORE

13th July, 2016 0

PHILIPPINE PRESIDENT-ELECT URGES CITIZENS TO KILL DRUG DEALERS


That vow resonated among crime-weary Filipinos, though police officials considered it campaign rhetoric that was impossible to accomplish... READ MORE

5th June, 2016 47

ILLEGAL POACHING, LOGGING AND MINING WORTH UP TO $258 BILLION


Environmental crime is growing at an alarming pace, Interpol Secretary General Juergen Stock said in a statement... READ MORE

4th June, 2016 1

VALUE OF ECO CRIMES SOARS BY 26% WITH DEVASTATING IMPACTS ON NATURAL WORLD


Interpol's secretary general, Jurgen Stock, said Environmental crime is growing at an alarming pace... READ MORE

4th June, 2016 488

MORE TIGERS POACHED IN INDIA SO FAR THIS YEAR THAN IN 2015


The Wildlife Protection Society of India, a conservation charity, said 28 of the endangered beasts had been poached by 26 April, three more than last year... READ MORE

29th April, 2016 149

IFAW STEPS UP ANTI-POACHING STRATEGY IN KENYA


He spoke in Nairobi five days before the historic destruction of about 105 tons of confiscated ivory... READ MORE

26th April, 2016 1

IN LATIN AMERICA'S DRUG HOTBEDS, ILLEGAL GOLD IS MORE VALUABLE THAN COCAINE, REPORT SAYS


A new study says illegal gold mines in Colombia and Peru fund organized crime groups, devastate the environment and exploit women and children as sex workers... READ MORE

15th April, 2016 11


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